DOC NYC PRO: SHORT LIST: FEATURES
To experience the DOC NYC PRO lineup, purchase an individual PRO Themed Pass to hone in on a specific subject, or benefit from discounted pricing when you purchase Multi-Pass Packs to an assortment of topic strands. Or, buy an All Access Pass, which also includes admission to all festival screenings. Passes available here.
DOC NYC PRO is co-presented by Kanopy.
DOC NYC’s Short List for Features has a multi-year history of predicting the Oscar winner and nominees. This day of panels brings together the most influential filmmakers of the year for a day of thematic conversations exploring their creativity. Co-presented by MTV Documentary Films.
These PRO programs will take place at IFC Center (323 Sixth Avenue).
9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Breakfast (takes place at Cinépolis Chelsea)
10:00 AM – 11:10 AM History Lessons
Asif Kapadia (Diego Maradona), Todd Douglas Miller (Apollo 11), Ryan White (Ask Dr Ruth), Roger Ross Williams (The Apollo), discuss the challenges of telling complicated histories. Moderated by Thom Powers (DOC NYC Artistic Director).
Co-presented by Hulu
11:30 AM – 12:40 PM Humans and Nature
John Chester (The Biggest Little Farm), Mark Deeble (The Elephant Queen), and Tamara Kotevska (Honeyland) discuss the intricacies of capturing nature and humans. Moderated by Thom Powers (DOC NYC Artistic Director).
1:30 PM – 2:40 PM The Personal is Political
Waad al-Kataeb (For Sama), Petra Costa (The Edge of Democracy), Lauren Greenfield (The Kingmaker), Nanfu Wang (One Child Nation) frame politics in individual lives. Moderated by Thom Powers (DOC NYC Artistic Director).
3:00 PM – 4:10 PM The Art of Observation
Steven Bognar (American Factory), Feras Fayyad (The Cave), Rachel Lears (Knock Down the House), Jehane Noujaim (The Great Hack) discuss stories unfolding on camera. Moderated by Thom Powers (DOC NYC Artistic Director).
4:30 PM – 5:30 PM Happy Hour (takes place at Cinépolis Chelsea)
Join us in the PRO Lounge to gather with fellow attendees and panelists to discuss the day.